Redmi Note 7/7S & Redmi Note 7 Pro MIUI 12 update status: Here's what we know so far [Cont. updated]
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Original story (published on August 22, 2020) follows:
The Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Redmi Note 7/7S released with Android 9 Pie onboard alongside MIUI 11 and have been in line to receive the MIUI 12 update. Speaking of which, Xiaomi first announced the MIUI 12 skin in its home country — China.
As with other MIUI version updates, the MIUI 12 skin brings along a boatload of new features and improvements for eligible devices. Therefore, Xiaomi users with eligible phones have been looking forward to receiving the stable MIUI 12 update on their devices.
Some models have already bagged the stable update while others such as the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9S haven’t even got a beta update alongside MIUI 12. The Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7/7S have also received the MIUI 12 update.
But the update has not yet rolled out to users in all regions where the three devices are sold. Like most other Android vendors, Xiaomi tends to release updates at different times in different regions. Traditionally, the company rolls out updates for its devices that are sold in China first.
This is true with the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7 Pro since both devices have already bagged the stable MIUI 12 update in China. Xiaomi has also released the stable update for the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Note 7/7S in India.
However, the update isn’t available widely and as per Xiaomi’s official Global ROM update tracker, the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7S and Redmi Note 7 Pro is still under testing in India. We’ve shared a screenshot of the same below:
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Matter of fact, towards the tail end of July we had reported that the MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 7 Pro was released for Mi Pilot testers in India. Sadly, the update still hasn’t been released for the general public.
Similarly, we had reported that Xiaomi released the stable MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7/7S in India. But as Xiaomi’s official tracker suggests, it too is still under testing in India. Adding to the disappointment, the company has not shared any ETA for a wider-rollout.
Typically, the Mi Pilot testing phase lasts only a couple of weeks. But this hasn’t been the case for these three devices. Although, the company’s Indonesian website shared an MIUI 12 update roadmap in which the Redmi Note 7 is expected to receive the update this month itself.
That being said, keep an eye out on our MIUI 12 update tracker to be the first to know when it arrives on your device. As usual, we will continue tracking the situation and will post an update when more details are available.
Update 1 (August 24)
Going by the recent report, the stable MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7/7S could start arriving in 15 days. Inline to receive the update when it starts seeding are the Global and Indian users. Check the full story here.
Update 2 (August 27)
While Xiaomi is actively engaged in rolling out MIUI 12 update to their plethora of devices, some of the devices are still awaiting for the update to arrive. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is one such device in line for the update, but recent developments suggest that the beta update in China has been postponed citing stability issues. Get the full details here.
Update 3 (August 31)
IST: 17:05 pm: Xiaomi has already released the stable MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7/Note 7 Pro in China and the same is also available for the Mi Pilot testers in India. Therefore, we may expect MIUI 12 update to go live for both the devices in the upcoming month. See the full details here.
Update 4 (September 10)
IST 03:42 pm: The latest MIUI 12 beta version 20.9.9 for China has been postponed for the Redmi Note 7 due to system stability issues amongst other devices such as the Redmi Note 8. For more details, head here.
Update 5 (September 17)
IST 02:04 pm: Xiaomi started the MIUI 12 global stable beta update recruitment for the Redmi Note 7 roughly three months ago. However, the Chinese OEM is yet to release a stable update for the public. For more details, head here.
Update 6 (September 19)
03:15 pm (IST): The stable MIUI 12 update is now rolling out for the Redmi Note 7 Pro devices in India as version 188.8.131.52.QFHINXM. Head here for the download link.
06:15 pm (IST): User interaction at the Telegram groups suggests the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7 Pro devices is limited to beta testers only. So the wait is not over yet, at least not for the non-beta testers.
Update 7 (September 21)
01:20 pm (IST): The official announcement for the release of the MIUI 12 Beta Stable ROM for the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India is now live. Of course, the stable update should roll out after it’s clear that there are no major flaws in the Beta Stable build.
Update 8 (September 28)
12:59 pm (IST): New details have emerged suggesting that Xiaomi has planned to release MIUI 12 for the remaining devices by October-end. Thus, Redmi Note 7/7S, and Note 7 Pro users can expect to get the update within a month’s time.
Update 9 (September 29)
04:41 pm (IST): The MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7S in India is available as version 184.108.40.206.QFGINXM according to XDA-Developers. However, the stable build is yet to be released for the public.
Update 10 (September 30)
10:18 am (IST): The MIUI 12 beta version 20.9.29 for the Redmi Note 7 was suspended due to a bug which prevented the phone from booting after updating according to the Xiaomi & MIUI News channel on Telegram. See all the details here.
Update 11 (October 01)
01:51 pm (IST): Based on an alleged timeline for the rollout of MIUI 12 on certain devices, it appears that the Redmi Note 7 will get the update before October 10. See more details here.
Update 12 (October 02)
01:58 pm (IST): Redmi Note 7 and Note 7S users are receiving a new update albeit without the much-awaited MIUI 12 skin. This update brings the September security patch and comes as version 220.127.116.11.QFGINXM. More details here.
Update 13 (October 05)
10:45 am (IST): The wider rollout for the stable MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7 Pro is yet to begin. Further, Xiaomi is keeping quiet when it comes to providing an ETA regarding the same. See the full story here.
Update 14 (October 07)
03:11 pm (IST): In a recent development, a Mi Community mod suggested a user looking out for a Indian MIUI 12 ROM for the Redmi Note 7 Pro to download MIUI 11-based ROMs.
Given that the initial MIUI 12 update began rolling out a while back for the device, it’s unclear why the mod suggested installing an MIUI 11 build for the device.
Update 15 (October 08)
12:09 pm (IST): New details coming from an MIUI 12 Forum on Telegram suggest that the MIUI 12 pilot testing program for the Redmi Note 7/7S has ended. This means that the public rollout can begin soon. See the full story here.
Update 16 (October 10)
12:29 pm (IST): Several Redmi Note 7 Pro users in India are beginning to report that they are receiving the stable MIUI 12 update. Thus suggesting that Xiaomi has started a wider rollout. More details here.
Update 17 (October 12)
03:19 pm (IST): According to official details, it appears that Xiaomi will begin rolling out the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7 along with a few other devices in October itself. Head here to know more.
Update 18 (October 13)
11:30 am (IST): As per a screenshot that’s being circulated in chat groups, MIUI 12 for the global Redmi Note 7 units may be under a limited roll out.
However, as always in cases like these, take it with a pinch of salt, as the screenshot can be fake as well. We’ll update with more info on this as and when we have something to share.
IST 01:20 pm: Looks like new MIUI 12 builds for the Note 8 have been compiled, however, there’s no clarity as to when they will be rolled out.
Update 19 (October 20)
IST 01:45 pm: It seems Xiaomi has released a new MIUI 12 beta stable update for the Redmi Note 7 in Europe as version 18.104.22.168.QFGEUXM. It is based on Android 10 and brings a few fixes, optimizations, and new features.
You can download the new update manually via the link below:
- Device: Redmi Note 7
- Codename: lavender
- Channel: EEA Stable Beta
- Version: V22.214.171.124.QFGEUXM
- Android: 10
- Type: Recovery
- Download: Link
- Type: Recovery
– New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
– Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode
– Fix: Custom toggles couldn’t be used in Second space or when Ultra battery saver was on
– Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in Dark mode
– Fix: Home screen went black and started flashing after unlocking in some cases
– Fix: Custom signature didn’t appear on the Lock screen
– New: New Pro mode features and descriptions
Update 20 (October 28)
IST 12:49 pm: According to information shared by the Xiaomi & MIUI News group on Telegram, the MIUI 12 Global stable update version 126.96.36.199.QFGMIXM for the Redmi Note 7 is ready and is undergoing final tests.
Therefore, users can expect to see the update go live soon although no timeline has been shared. We’ve added a screenshot of the message below for reference:
Update 21 (October 30)
IST 01:01 pm: New developments suggest that the MIUI 12 update for the global Redmi Note 7 is now ready as version 188.8.131.52.QCOMIXM. However, it’s not yet clear when Xiaomi will begin seeding the update.
This information was shared by a Xiaomi-focused Telegram group in Turkey. We’ve added the translated text from the group below:
Redmi Note 8 – Global Stable V184.108.40.206.QCOMIXM is ready but it is not clear when it will be released. Anything can happen at any moment…
IST 04:56 pm: Users with the global variants of the Redmi Note 7 can finally rejoice since Xiaomi has begun seeding the MIUI 12 update for the device. It is available as version 220.127.116.11.QFGMIXM. Full coverage and download link here.
Update 22 (October 31)
IST 11:13 am: Once again, a Xiaomi-focused Telegram group has claimed that the MIUI 12 update for the Indian variants of the Redmi Note 7 and Note 7S is now ready.
Previously, the update rolled out after a couple of days since the information was shared in the group for the global variant. Therefore, users can expect to see the update go live soon.
Update 23 (November 02)
IST 03:15 pm: The Remi Note 7 MIUI 12 update is now rolling out in Russia. Info on download links and change-log can be found here and here.
Update 24 (November 17)
IST 02:56 pm: The MIUI 12 update for the global variants of the Redmi Note 7 may be available to all users now since the MIUI 12 stable fastboot ROM is now available to download. More details and the download link here.
IST 06:31 pm: New developments suggest that the stable MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7S will begin rolling out shortly for all users in all regions soon.
Update 25 (November 19)
IST 01:40 pm: The stable MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7S has finally begun rolling out on a wider scale in India. Users are receiving the update as version 18.104.22.168.QFGINXM. Head here for more details and the download link.
Update 26 (November 21)
IST 05:40 pm: Xiaomi’s General Manager in Indonesia, Alvin Tse, has responded to a user’s query regarding the availability of MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 5 Pro by stating that the update will first be released for the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 6 phones.
Therefore, Redmi Note 7 users in Indonesia can expect to see the update start rolling out sooner rather than later.
Update 27 (November 23)
IST 07:45 pm: New developments suggest that the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 7S has begun rolling out on a wider scale in India. More details here.
Update 28 (December 10)
IST 10:45 am: Xiaomi has released the MIUI 12 Fastboot ROM for the Redmi Note 7/7S in India, indicating that the wider rollout has commenced, and the update should be available to all users. Head here for the download link and more details.
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